Arts and Entertainment

Mother’s Day and Caregiver Concert set

AUBURN – The Massabesic Audubon Center and AARP will host a Mother’s Day and Caregivers Concert presented by the Elliot Hospital Associates Voluntaires at 2 p.m. on May 11 at the Massabesic Audubon Center in Auburn. The Voluntaires is a long-established choral group in the Manchester area ...

Amherst PTA presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

AMHERST – The curtain goes up on the 66th annual Amherst PTA Play this month. A magical four-day, five-show run of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” begins Thursday at Souhegan High School in Amherst. As final rehearsals and preparations take place, tickets are going fast for the largest ...

WineNot class a sommelier for all levels of wine-tasting experience

NASHUA- To anyone watching from the outside, the twelve people sitting down to wine and cheese at WineNot probably all looked rather fancy and experienced as we sniffed and sipped our glasses, commenting on the ripe, dark fruit notes and the medium tannins. However, I had absolutely no idea ...

‘Jazz Through the Decades’ performance on tap this Friday

The Nashua Community Concert Association presents a program entitled “Jazz Through the Decades,”by Nashua-based JAZZ FIRST at the Elm Street Middle School auditorium at 8 PM this Friday, April 13. The offering traces the history of jazz from its early roots in spirituals of the mid-1800s to ...

New exhibit to open at Carey House Museum

“We are not makers of history. We are made by history.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MILFORD – From advancements in technology to the harrowing story of a late 1800s bank robbery and some noted “extraordinary” local residents, the Milford Historical Society’s new exhibit has ...

24th annual Kitty Angels fundraiser scheduled for May 5-6

AMHERST – The 24th annual “Power of Angels, Kitty Angels Fundraiser,” hosted by Treasures Antiques, Collectables & More, is set for May 5-6 at the store. The weekend event will run, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s fun and exciting event will feature more than 100 ...

Blues-folk rocker, Danielle Miraglia, will leave you wanting more

The first time that I saw one of her live shows, Danielle Miraglia’s intoxicating brand of hot bluesy music, built on an underpinning of scorching guitar riffs, melted the chill off the bitter cold New England winter night in an instant. Truth be told, I don’t believe that there’s an ...

Color Me Playmate: The Questionnaire

It’s been seven months since Playboy founder Hugh Hefner went to that big Playboy Mansion in the sky- or at least to the smog that hovers over Los Angeles. So now, inspired by a captain’s hat, ascot, silk pajamas and Fred McMurray pipe, I shall do the unstoppable: answer my own Playmate ...

Communication skills workshop set

Barbara Woods, of Milford, will lead a communication skills workshops from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wadleigh Memorial Library in Milford. The model she will present can be practiced in families, intimate relationships, organizations, classrooms – just about anywhere people gather. ...

New England premier of ‘The Children’s March’ is April 27 in Keene

KEENE – The Chamber Singers of Keene and the Grand Monadnock Youth Choirs will present a community choral event on the 55th anniversary of The Children’s Crusade in Birmingham, Alabama. The event is slated for 7 p.m. on April 27 at the United Church of Christ, located at the head of the ...

Yard sale event set

The Second-Time-Around Vintage Reasures Yard Sale at the First Baptist Church, 121 Manchester St. in Nashua is set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 28. It will be like a pop-up thrift shop! Come find just the right ensemble at “Second-Hand Rose” Designer Boutique, including shoes, jewelry and ...

‘SEED: The Untold Story’

The documentary “Seed: The Untold Story” will be shown on Sunday at the Wilton Town Hall Theater starting at 4:30 p.m.. The film is part of the series on Sustainability and Resilience, sponsored by the Souhegan Transition Network, the Souhegan Valley Food Co-op and the Wilton Town Hall ...

Saint Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, St. Kathryn Parish in Hudson is offering free tickets to the one-woman performance inspiring people of all ages, “Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times.” This show will take place at St. Kathryn Parish church at 3 p.m. on April 29, and will be ...

Spring and summer bus trips announced

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department has announced its upcoming spring and summer bus trips. Both trips are open to residents or non-residents. Mohegan Sun Casino Bus Trip – May 19 Come join us and test your luck at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. At this casino, ...

A colorful craft: Quilts star at guild show

Quilts of all colors in a myriad of patterns triggered rapture in hundreds of admirers at the 15th biennial quilt show hosted by the Amoskeag Quilters Guild, an association of more than 200 quilting enthusiasts from towns throughout the region. Guild members hosted the show on Saturday and ...

BAZA to play Saturday at Simple Gifts

NASHUA – BAZA will bring its brand of country blues to Simple Gifts Coffee House at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Simple Gifts is located in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua, 58 Lowell St. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Winners of the 2017 Granite State Blues Challenge, Baza celebrates the ...

Nashaway Chapter of N.H. Audubon Society hosts forum

NASHUA – The Nashaway Chapter of New Hampshire Audubon Society welcomes the public to a free presentation, New Hampshire Loons, by John M. Rockwood at 7 p.m. on March 21 at the Nashua Public Library. Rockwood is a professional photographer and author of the book “Adventures with ...

N.H. Antique Co-op presents exhibit

MILFORD – The New Hampshire Antique Co-op will present Transcending the Ordinary: Abstract, Assemblage & Collage, an art exhibit and sale of more than 50 works, including artists Joseph Cornell, Varujan Boghosian and Louise Nevelson, as well as Monadnock-region contemporary artists Roz ...

Symphony N.H. presents Mozart and Bach

NASHUA – Symphony New Hampshire will presents Mozart and Bach with guest conductor Eric Garcia at 8 p.m. on March 16 at the Concord City Auditorium, 2 Prince St., Concord and at 8 p.m. March 17 at the Keefe Center for the Arts, 117 Elm St. Nashua. Praised for his “elegant and expressive” ...

‘Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon’ to feature Boston-area musicians

GRANTHAM – Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon brings two popular Boston-area musicians – saxophonist Cerci Miller and vocalist Dominique Eade – together for a performance on Sunday, followed by a performance by vocalist Amanda Carr, another favorite Boston-based jazz artist, on March 25, to the ...